The Ideal Teacher and the Motivated Student in a Changing Environment


  • Cecilia. O. Okoro Faculty of Education,University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Eke Kingdom Chukwudi School of Education, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State,Nigeria


The ideal teacher is described in this paper as one who effects eternity in the sense that one can never tell when his
influence stops. To back this up, five categories of attributes were outlined and expected that every teacher must exhibit them to
qualify as models for their students. The attributes are professional, personality, social, leadership and classroom interactions.
Also, the motivated student is described as one who desires to learn on will and acts it to achieve specified goals. The need for
motivation and factors that affect it were discussed, and suggestions were made on how to increase and maintain motivation in


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Okoro, C. O. ., & Chukwudi, E. K. . (2011). The Ideal Teacher and the Motivated Student in a Changing Environment. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 1(3), 107. Retrieved from